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US golf boss sacked in Poulter row

5 hours 5 min ago
Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America, is sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl" on social media.

The hardship posting to end all hardship postings

5 hours 10 min ago
The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom

Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

5 hours 12 min ago
Have Jedis created a new 'religion'?

Used car buyers 'need more support'

5 hours 13 min ago
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.

Cost of driving licence to be cut

5 hours 15 min ago
The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says.

Google boss sets new skydive record

5 hours 40 min ago
Google executive Alan Eustace breaks the world altitude record for a parachute jump set two years ago by Felix Baumgartner.

Man injured in west Belfast shooting

5 hours 52 min ago
Police are investigating a shooting incident in west Belfast.

Son charged with parents' murders

6 hours 30 min ago
A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of the bodies of his elderly parents in County Donegal.

'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

6 hours 34 min ago
Health officials fear many people have been exposed to Mali's first Ebola victim, a girl who showed symptoms while travelling and has since died.

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

6 hours 36 min ago
Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

How to reduce your Inheritance Tax

6 hours 49 min ago
How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on

Body of UK-born student identified

6 hours 58 min ago
Authorities in Virginia identify the remains of a British-born university student who disappeared last month after a night out with friends.

Fulham 3-0 Charlton Athletic

7 hours 10 min ago
Hugo Rodallega scores twice as Fulham beat Charlton 3-0 to move out of the Championship relegation zone.

Russia 'helped Yanukovych to flee'

7 hours 15 min ago
Vladimir Putin says for the first time that Russia helped Ukraine's ex-President Viktor Yanukovych to flee after he was ousted in February.

Munster 14-3 Saracens

7 hours 21 min ago
David Kilcoyne scores the only try as Munster defeat last year's beaten finalists to top European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1.

Nadal confirms the end of his season

7 hours 45 min ago
Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal calls an end to his 2014 season as he prepares to undergo appendix surgery.

Bahrain F1 complaint 'merits probe'

8 hours 18 min ago
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.

Egypt: 29 killed in Sinai attacks

8 hours 44 min ago
At least 29 Egyptian soldiers are killed in a suspected jihadist car bomb attack and a shooting, Egyptian officials say.

VIDEO: Wales 'may be independent in 20 years'

9 hours 43 min ago
Leanne Wood, leader of Plaid Cymru, has predicted Wales will be independent within "a generation".

VIDEO: Call to scrap term-time holiday ban

9 hours 51 min ago
The ban on term-time holidays from school should be scrapped so head teachers can take a "common-sense approach", council leaders have suggested.
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